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    November 3, 2012
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>> hi, terry, good morning, everyone. the sun coming up up at 7:38. later this morning compared to tomorrow. remember to set our clocks back tonight. it is, of course, dark out there with mostly cloudy skies around the bay. temperatures are starting out cool. 40s and 50s right now.
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but we will see more sunshine throughout the afternoon. mid-06ths at our coast. about 68 downtown. 72 in oakland with highs in the mid-70s in our east bay valleys so tonight it will be mild but getting cool quickly with that early sunset. but we are on our way not only to warmer weather for the second half of the weekend, but perhaps records for monday into election day. it can't last forever. i will talk about rain returning as well. terry. >> lisa, thanks retch. right now menlo park police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left four people wounded, one in critical condition this morning. those victims were taken to stanford hospital and that's where abc7 news reporter kera is here with more. >> good morning, terry. those four men are still here at stanford hospital. as you mention the, one in critical condition. one in serious condition. the other two reportedly are in good condition. let's get to you the video we have that last night. it happened just after 8:00 that police received multiple 911
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calls of shots fired. that's near bell haven elementary school. video we have from the drive by shooting scene shows the aftermath shell casings and the residential street blocked off after those four men were hit. commander tells abc7 news there is no known motive for the shooting. >> we do have shootings here, and we do have gang activity in this area but we don't know if that's connected at this time. the victims were having a get together in the front of the house. they were just hanging out when the shooting occurred. >> police have not released a description of the shooters. they are, however, look for a black honda and black abc news extra. those two cars were seen driving away from the scene of the shooting. reporting live from stanford hospital, abc7 news. >> thanks very much. san francisco police are investigating a fatal shooting in the bayview district. the man was found shot to death
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at mendel street and third. nomo at the or suspect information has been released. president obama is gathering his top aids this morning for a briefing on recovery efforts in the wake of hurricane sandy. they will hold a conference call with state and local lead speakers visit storm damaged areas throughout the region to get a review of the response and make sure resources are being provided. the grim news, the bodies of 102 people have been sound so far, many of them found by national guard drops going door to door on staten island. gas rationing starts today in the face of fuel short answer. people with license plates ending in odd numbers or letters can fell up on odd days. those with even-numbered plates fill up on even days to help homeland security chief she signed a waiver to allow foreign bound ships to deliver gas to ports. they are easing restrictions on what kind of gas can be burned. northern california are sending
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types to help the east coast recover from the storms. a second pg&e team is on the way to help restore power and coast guard teams have been sent to the region. they will mostly help with the removal of hazardous waste. under the pressure to meet the immediate needs of the city, new york mayor michael bloomberg reversed himself yesterday and cancelled tomorrow's new york marathon. sergio quintana talked with runners who were among 47,000 others already in place for the world's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon annie mitchell participated in and would have been her final race but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation the city is still dealing with. >> i just didn't think it was right that they were pulling resources to help runners when there's people missing, no power, no water, no food, no heat. it just didn't seem right at all. >> she, along with at least half a dozen other san francisco runners, had trained for months to run the new york marathon. some did make the trip. chris king flew in and even
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checked in for the race. >> we did. picked up our race number here and, you know, some bits of merchandise as well. >> donald cutler also made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >> i was extremely conflicted about running this race. but as long as it was on, i thought it was safe. >> mayor bloomberg had said the race was still on, but criticism of the race continued to mount. especially over all the resources it was pulling, including food and generators that could have been used in other parts of the city. the mayor relented and suddenly cancelled the race. >> i'm a lot upset with the leadership of the city. with the mayor, with mary wittenberg, the ceo of road runners. i think it was a gigantic mistake to keep this going for as long as they did. >> but with much of new york still in at that timers, all the runners i talked to agreed canling the race was the right decision. while in town they hope to volunteer their time. >> i'm hoping by sunday to be able to pitch in on staten island. that's where the in damage is
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and they can use a pair of lands and shovel. >> most san francisco runsers i talk to said there area number of websites on facebook listing volunteer opportunities across the city. and one of them suggested that marathon runners might be the perfect volunteers to deliver supplies to people who live in buildings with elevators that are still in the working. >> abc7 news. and you can help victims of hurricane sandy by donate to go the red cross while you shop at any of more than 60 bay area farmers markets. the farmers market association isetting is up donation boxes for cash or checks. there's 14 inial plead da county, 15 contra costa county, 8 here and a dozen more in santa clara county. the boxes will be located at information booths now through december 18th. disney is making monday a day of giving for the victims of sandy. disney is kicking things off with a $2 million donation to the american red cross. you can help by texting abc to
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90999. that gives $10.00 to the relief effort. you can also donate to the red crosby calling 1-800-help-now or by going online to red cross.org/abc. a warning on the stanford campus it this morning. someone is attacking women, someone with a female accomplice t happened on campus drive. abc7 news reporter has the story. >> stanford police are on alert and they want students to be, as well. this after a female student was assaulted on campus. it happened tuesday night around 10:30 as the woman ran along campus drive near stockfarm and cedarsville. the jogger said she was grabbed by an unknown man. she was able to get free and get help from a motorist. katheryn was jogging the same path. she received the e-mail the school sent out about the assault but admits she really didn't think about it before starting her jog. >> that stuff does happen that's
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the reality of a woman being out at night but you still live your life. i go running and just try to be really aware of my surroundings and run only where it's pretty well lit all the way down here and try to stay safe. >> police don't have much to go on in the most recent attack. the man who grabbed the jogger was wearing clark colleaguing with a hoodie over his head. he wasn't alone. he was with a woman, a blonde, walking a bike. >> stanford police are urging students to call them if they see anything suspicious. a 23-year-old transient from san rafael is in the marin county jail this morning on suspicion of kicking, dragging and swinging a puppy from a leash on the golden gate bridge. this is a picture of paul after his arrest on attempted armed robbery in arizona last year. he was arrested last night after bridge police saw him kicking and dragging the puppy. he is charged with felony cruelty to an animal and could face prison time and a fine. the puppy is in the marin county
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humane society animal shelterner guard condition. in san francisco bay a barge filled with rocks went adrift. it was 8:30 last night. two tug boats managed to intercept the barge and took it back to its mohring. san francisco police have arrested 20-year-old riley for beat ago muni agent. it was caught on the surveillance video here a tipster led police to riley on the san francisco city college. 595-year-old male victim suffered serious injuries and he has not returned to work. belmont police want to speak to the driver of a mercedes that hit a woman in a wheelchair thursday night while turning into a mcdonald's. the 48 year disabled woman said her motorized wheelchair was damaged and she was injured in the incident. the woman asked her if she was okay and then said she would be back after parking her car.
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she never returned and belmont police are investigating. >> we hope it is an honest mistake on the part of the driver and they will contact us because we will continue to investigate this. right now it's a hit-and-run, injury involved incident. anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact belmont police. up next, paying a stranger for a moment of intimacy. >> i knew that i needed something, you know, hands on. >> why people turn to professional section surrogates, and how it works and the risks involve. also, it's payday
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a little-known form of therapy is gaining attention
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from its portrayal in a new film called "the sessions." it involves the use of surrogate partners to help patients resolve sexual issues. we have the details. >> kari is a 43-year-old single professional who said she's gone through a profound change. while she doesn't want her real name used, she's gives the credit to a professional sex surrogate. >> it isn't that i got my life back, it is that i got a life. >> she said her fear of intimacy stems from episodes of sexual abuse as a child. she went through therapy which helped to a point. >> i just knew i needed something hands on. >> she was very scared. very, very scared of human connection. >> this man became her partner. he said trained surrogates can help patients conquer physical barriers left by a range ever social or psychological issues. >> can you teach somebody to swim by talk therapy or with talking? can we teach somebody to ride a bike just telling them the story of how to ride a bike? no. the answer is no. >> sex surrogates have been around for decades.
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they point to the use of surrogate partners by clinical researchers masters and johnson back in the 1950s, but interest in practice has increased dramatically following the release of a bay area documentary and now a feature-length film. both feature the relationship between a couple. >> the aim is for us to have sex but i'm not a prostitute. >> i hope the movie does this. i hope it helps people understand. >> we found a dozen therapists in the bay area that recommend sexual surrogates as part of the treatment plan. but others believe the practice, while potentially beneficial, is also fraught with ethical challenges, like the danger of emotional attachment. >> it's hard enough as a therapist to create the container that, yeah, it's a special relationship but there are clear boundaries what the limits of that is. >> they worked with the head of
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the international professional surrogates association based in bay area. >> it takes a special person, they worked together for about two weeks. much of the time was spent talking and doing simple trust-building exercises like holding hands until she finally made the breakthrough. >> i leaped off the cliff and i said aim going do everything that i want to do to know that i am a fully-functioning woman. >> she said she's sharing her story to help other people who might be in the same position. >> and just being able to receive the love and compassion and affection and it's a great way to live. >> carolyn checked with the california board of psychology and they told her their policy is to investigate practices only if there is a complaint. to date they have no investigations on record related to surrogate partners. >> in business news, the facebook stocks finally paying off. cheryl sandberg made
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$7.4 million by selling 353,000 shares of facebook. restrictions on insider trading expired this week, meaning 230 million shares of facebook became eligible to trade. another 770 million shares eligible later this month. the company went public in may at $38 a share and now trading about $21. mark zuckerberg has not sold any of his shares. >> new this morning, sports fishermen know the significance of the first saturday in november. recreational crab season is now underway. it officially started at midnight. it brings out lots of fishermen who get a twelve day jump on the commercial crabbers. their season doesn't open until november 15th. the competition to catch the crabs is fierce. the majority caught in the first six weeks of the season. it occurs in the waters off the bodega bay, monterey bay, half moon bay. they are limit today six to ten crabs a catch and we are told this year they can expect to find an abundance of delicious dungeonness crabs.
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>> and around here dungeonness crab season gets you thinking about thanksgiving. we had nonthanksgiving-like weather in your forecast. >> do we ever. the warmup beginning today as a warmer parcel moves our way. with that we are talking about a warmer weekend, perhaps record heat by the end of the weekend into next week. and, of course, for november a little rain spring he would in there, too. i will have that all for you coming up. >> also next the warriors home opener turns into lou losses. the game was
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lisa is talking about a return to summer before a return to fall.
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>> i like that. i think everyone about find something they like in the next seven days. even clouds this morning. the sunrise a little obscure, but we have mostly cloudy skies out there. this is emeryville. tomorrow getting up at 6:39. the sun setting at 5:07. of course, less day light to enjoy, but several days of above-normal temperatures, record heat coming back into the forecast, perhaps monday into election day. and that would bring us into the 80-degree range. live doppler 7 hd with our sweep on top of mount saint helena, picking up all the clouds around the bay that. has helped us stay warmer this morning. anywhere from a degree to about seven degrees warmer, especially in the north bay. even at the coast two degrees warmer. 50 in red radioed city and cool upper 40s for livermore and san jose. 54 oakland, 55 san francisco. the warm spot. 48 in fairfield. we have the high clouds and a
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little bit of fog out there. the warming trend getting underway this afternoon taking us through tomorrow. monday perhaps record heat into tuesday. monday should be the warmest day. we are talking 70s at our coast. here's a look at the satellite and radar composite. you notice the clouds around central and northern california. this is a weak front that's falling apart as it pushes through right now. we are starting out with the clouds but high pressure builds in not only later on this afternoon, but strongly over the next couple of days. here's the setup. the warmer days, the record highs likely monday into tuesday. that's going to set up an offshore flow for southern california. in fact already a fire weather watch for san diego. temperatures today in the low 70s and into sunday and monday. some santa anna winds for southern california. our winds shouldn't be gusty but we are look at numbers anywhere from 15 to 20 degrees above normal by the beginning of the work week. 73 in campbell. and 72 san jose later on today
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with upper 60s for san mateo. and low to mid-60s here at our coast. mild with 68 downtown. average high this time of year should be about 66 in downtown san francisco. and 62 bodega bay with 74 in santa rosa. near east bay lower 70s for everyone. and 74 in castro valley. you head in plenty of mid-70s with about 74 antioch, 73 in danville and down by the monterey bay partly to mostly cloudy skies but by the afternoon, 75 gilroy. maybe it would be nice to get a little rain burks tomorrow, boy, we will be the envy of the nation with numbers in the low 60s, sunny skies in oakland. the next several days pretty unusual. low to mid-80s for monday into election day and cooler wednesday. a few raindrops. talking maybe a quarter to half-inch thursday. not a big system but people
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start thinking about snow this time of year in the forecast. no. >> it's not going to get there? >> no. >> lisa, thanks very much. we are joined from new york to tell us what is coming up at 7:00 on "good morning america." good morning to you. >> hey, good morning to you, terry. we could use some of that warm weather on the east. this morning they were dancing in the streets of lower manhattan as the lights came back on. still millions are powerless as temperatures drop below freezing and a new storm heads towards the disaster zone. meanwhile the race is off. the mayor of new york caved, cancelling the world's largest marathon over outrage. massive generators guarded by security, powering private premieres on parties with cases of booze, soda and food, that race is off now. three days left to the big election and president obama and mitt romney are trying to get every last vote in the battleground states. so who has the edge in these crucial final?
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>> and the puppy abandoned by his owners after hurricane sandy dropped on the side of the road. they tossed him out of the car. well, fortunately nice people took him in and now the search is on for a permanent home for this dog. by the way, named sandy. he is scampering around our set this morning. he is an adorable six-month-old puppy. i'm telling you, that dog is going to have a new home i'm sure in no time. >> i'm thinking one of the abc employees might be picking up sandy and bringing the dog home? >> yeah, i think dan wanted to put him in his pocket and take him home. >> thanks very much. look forward to your show. >> see ya later. >> in sports, 14th-ranked stanford plays the colorado buffalos in boulder 11:00 this morning. this afternoon san jose state at idaho. last night the warriors played their home opener against the memphis grizzlies. here's the highlights with this morning's sports and larry beil. >> good morning. a potentially devastating loss for the warriors in their home opener last night. forward brandon rush with a knee injury that appears to be serious. warriors hosting memphis.
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warriors sparing no expense with the openings, a full orchestra and the bridge entry. bridge to san francisco maybe? grizzlies really athletic. rudy gay, throw it down! reverse dunk. scary moment late in the first quarter. here is rush going up for the dunk. hammered by zach randolph in the air and lands awkwardly on the left knee. he was in agony. he will have an mri today and he could be gone for a while. steph curry making up for his poor shooting performance on wednesday. 17 points, 3 insists in the -- assists in the first half. warriors down 4 at the break. memphis took over in the third quarter. here's randolph. nice bounce pass. memphis by 12 after three. fourth quarter, marc gasol with two of his team-high 21. grizzlies over the warriors, 104-94. the battle of l.a., dwight howard and the lakers look for their first win of the season, taking the clippers on at staples. third quarter, deandre jordan here.
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the tip slam. throwing it down with authority! clippers up 69-63. fourth quarter, lamar odom, the ex-laker, bang. 87-75, clips. late fourth. clippers on the break. off the safe, blake griffin, ex-warrior jamal crawford and the clippers win. they are 0-3 and the clippers despite 40 from kobe. will host the warriors tonight. the cal football team played their first-ever friday night game in berkeley. the bears hosting washington. this was a sloppy turnover-filled game. a gold-out at memorial stadium. the gold towels everywhere. not a golden performance by either team. combining for 8 turnovers, cal driving the first quarter. isi sofele coughs it and up the huskies would recover leading to the td run. washington up 7-0. to the second quarter and cal, this is a good call here.
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the reverse to freshman chris harper, who has speed on the corner and dives into the end zone. 14-yard touchdown to tie it up at 7 a piece. cal's defense, big play before the half. nick forbes deflecting the keith price pass and interception. we stayed tied at 7 at the half. third quarter, third and goal. price scrambles, lobs it up for the tight end, seferian-jenkins. a touchdown. huskies on top. at one point there were three turnovers in six plays. zach maynard picked by thompson, a former cal recruit, and maynard ends up hobbling off with a knee injury and the bears lose 21-13. at 3-7 they are guaranteed of having a losing season. more on the cal situation, plus stanford and colorado highlights coming up on lexus after the game tonight at 8:30 here on abc7. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> coming up, not only did they move her out, they took out a mortgage on the house and
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wouldn't let her back in. the surprising turn of events. abc7 news reporter dan noyes uncovered in his i-team investigation. >> i'm nannette miranda in sacramento.
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>> the presidential campaign is entering its final weekend and it found both candidates in the battleground state of ohio yesterday. rock star kid rock entertained the largest crowd to attend a mitt romney rally. both candidates wrapped up their speeches in remarkably different styles. >> i know you have full hearts, you love this country and its future, and i know we can't lose on tuesday. we are going to win! i need your help! god bless you! >> and to make sure that no
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matter who you are or what you look like or where you come from, what your last name is, where you started, no matter what, you can make it in america! >> the monthly jobs report released yesterday showed an increase of 170,000 jobs in october, but the unemployment rate went up to 7.9%. analysts say it's unlikely to affect tuesday's outcome. one of the most talked-about issues on the ballot next tuesday is proposition 30, the tax measure gov brown is pushing. supporters say it will help california schools. nannette miranda has both sides of the debate. >> save our schools! save our schools! >> all the talk about proposition 30, gov brown's tax measure, centers around public school funding. but law enforcement and local government representatives are worried about the other part of prop 30, a constitutional amendment that guarantees state funding for realignment. the prison inmate shift where counties must now house thousands of low-level inmates
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who used to go to state prison. if it fails, counties are asking how will they be able to afford this expense? >> if the money goes away, it will have a dramatic impact on the way we do business. >> lawmakers have a history of taking money from one program to pay for another. constitutional protection means politicians cannot touch the money at all unless it goes back to the voters. the next two budget years already show counties will get more than $6 billion in each of those years to take on the new inmates. >> the funding streams will still continue under statute in proposition 30 is not approved. >> but it's after that that worries county officials. >> priorities may change, legislators may change, governors may change and right now we are pretty much at the whim, so to speak, of the legislative process. we are going to see a major reduction in deputies, police officers on the street. which again then to would dramatically impact public safety. >> poll numbers show prop 30
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remains a very tight race. in sacramento, abc7 news. stay with abc7 news for complete election results tuesday. get realtime results on abc7 news.com. the moment the polls close. we will have live updates all night long on facebook.com/abc7news and through twitter at abc7 news bay area. today president obama gathers together his top aids to meet with state and local officials impacted by super storm sandy. the president toured some of the worst-hit areas of new jersey with governor chris christie earlier in the week. today he and his cabinet members will hold conference calls to make sure fema and other federal agencies are doing everything possible to help with the recovery. he said he wants to avoid the problems experienced in the hurricane katrina disaster. ordered that resources be made available to states in the path of the storm as soon as they needed them. and i instructed my team not to let red tape and burr rock case
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k -- bureaucracy get in the waive solving problems. especially when it came to making sure local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following the meeting they will fan out and visit storm-damaged areas throughout the region to see if resources are being provided. >> san francisco is breaking ground today on a new north beach library. the city librarian and others will be on hand for the 11:00 ceremony at columbus and lombard. north beach residents will celebrate the new library project with performers and other musical entertainment. construction of the new branch library in north beach is funded by a $106 million voter-approved bond measure. furniture and equipment will come from the fundraising efforts by friends of the san francisco public library. new this morning the san mateo city council will consider three options for regulating noisy leaf blowers on monday. it ranges from a complete ban on
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blowers to a ban on those blowers that exceed 65 decibels. right now leaf blowers or band on sundays and holidays and must be used on low speed the rest of the time. coming up, the underwhelming response to apple ipad's mini. a popular product that may not be worth waiting in line for. find out what happens when you drop one. >> a live look out. today is going to be remarkable and so is tomorrow but, you know, nothing lasts forever. a big change coming.
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>> you are looking at a live picture anywhere you go in the bay area today. you can get to the 60s, the 70s, the 80s are coming and then comes some rain. eye on the ray. lisa will have it shortly. the winner in the deal between star wars creator lucas films and disney might be here. it's a $4 billion sale of lucas films.
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an economic analysts tells the marin independent journal the deal will most likely increase filmmaking at the lucas studios in marin and digital work. however, some people believe disney will want lucas films to move on down to burbank. hundreds of people lined up at apple stores yesterday morning to get their hands on the new ipad mini, but what happens if it slips out of their hands? abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom has some insights. >> even before dawn close to 100 people waited in line at san francisco's downtown apple store for a chance to wrap their fingers around this. >> that's my new baby. >> she was here to buy a phone charger, but she accidentally fell in love. >> i love it because i've been waiting for this size for a long time. especially for women. i like to have a purse to put in, it fits perfectly. >> if you don't carry one of those bags -- >> it's a little too big.
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if it can stay in this pocket, i would have bought it. >> but it fits great in a middle schooler's backpack. >> good for playing games and that kind of thing. >> do you think your parents will get an ipad mini? >> probably not. >> too bad this isn't his mom. >> i got four. i have four children. >> four ipad mini's? >> yes. >> wow! [laughter] >> everybody in line. >> all that excitement will be shattered for the nearly ten percent of new ipad mini owners show will drop and break the tablet in the first year unless the ipad mini is tougher than its predecessors. there's one company determined to find that utility to. >> three, two, one. >> square trade, that sells extended warranties made this youtube video. >> looks like the ipad mini held up well. in a death match against the nexus 7 and the full side ipad, the mini was the only tablet to survive being dropped on its corner.
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none of the tablets survived a fall face down but they said that's less important. >> you don't tend to drop something flat down. you are walking down the street and the corner usual will hits the ground. >> but he said small tablets carry another risk. >> they fit quite well in the toilet. >> here again, the ipad mini was the only tablet that kept working perfectly. ipad recommends not trying this at home. they say the ipad is safer in side that fancy purse. abc7 news. >> lisa is here now. looking back over this past week, we had some sunshine and then comes the rain. i guess it was halloween night? >> yeah, boy it it rain. >> and now back up to sun and the rain will come again. we are up and down. >> you know, by this time tomorrow le will have day light out there, too. >> that's right. good reminder. >> dark out with cloudy skies this morning but we are on our way to a rapid warmup today with numbers above the average. we are talking 80 tomorrow. maybe 90 in some areas by early
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next week. we will have the forecast next. >> all right. also ahead, the story of a pilot turned hero. does denzel washington put on a good performance? abc7 news [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin.
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>> welcome back, everybody. 6:43. we are looking out to the east. you can see the sky is getting a little bat light. tomorrow that's what it is going to look like at 5:43 because we will all be setting our clocks back tonight. half an hour from now we will have sunshine, but it's going to be just a gorgeous day. 60s, 70s, lisa mentioned 80s. she might have gotten out of line and said 90s maybe tomorrow. we will have to check in with her and nail her down on that one just a little bit. you get a reverse mortgage and you must live in the home.
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how come one bay area county moved a 92-year-old woman out more than a year ago and then took a reverse mortgage out on her home? here is dan noyes with the latest i-team investigation. my aunt loved that house, loved being home. it gave her memories of her husband. >> monte said her aunt, 92-year-old lilly, would never want to move out of her house. lilly suffers from dementia, but she and her husband planned to live out their last days here. sam died in 1995. >> my aunt would tell me that. your uncle said if anything should happen to him, live out -- live in this house, stay in this house. >> that's a promise lilly has not been able to keep. puma said santa clara county took her aunt from her home and eventually moved her into an assisted living facility. >> it started as a family quarrel. adult protection service came in. >> some members of puma's family didn't like that she and her father were living with lilly after her husband died.
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the santa clara public guardian's office and probate court investigated and determined that puma and her father, the woman's brother, were taken advantage of her by living in her home rent-free, using her money and neglecting her medical needs. puma and her father denied the accusations but the two still got evicted from the house and she was conserved by the county. >> our aim is to protect them from any kind of financial or physical abuse they may have been experiencing. >> the director of the aging and adult services, lee, says the public guardian's office is the conservetor for about 800 people, make financial and healthcare decisions for the conservatees, such as lilly. >> we want to make sure they have a comfortable lifestyle to the degree they are able and that we can make the decisions for them that they aren't able to make for themselves. >> one questionable decision the public guardian's office made for lilly was taking out a reverse mortgage on her home to pay for her care.
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>> is it proper in your mind to take out a reverse mortgage, the county to do that, when the person is not living in the home? >> my understanding is the requirement of a reverse mortgage is that you need to live in the home. >> he is right. the u.s. department of housing and urban development says a person getting a reverse mortgage must live in the home. and if the borrower is gone for more than twelve consecutive months, the loan becomes due. lilly has been out of the house for two years now. >> we wouldn't want to violate regulations. >> it appears the county is in violation. they got reverse mortgage in november, 2010 and moved lilly out of the house october of that year and she hasn't been home since. when we first visited the home in september, faded tags over the door jams indicates no one had been inside for a while. after hearing from the i-team, hud is reviewing the case. >> she said i wanted to go home from day one. >> jane is her court-appointed attorney.
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he says he objected to the reverse mortgage and doesn't believe lilly's brother took advantage ever her. even more important, a year ago a probate judge ordered talks to begin to move lilly back into her home. sullivan claimed he reached out, but the county didn't act of. >> the county doesn't listen. the judge can't micromanage these people. the judge leaves it to the professionals. >> if a person or an organization chooses to ignore a court order, they could be held in contempt. sanctions could be applied. >> he points out someone would have to tell the judge an order isn't being followed before the court would act. no one has told the court the lilly order has been ignored. >> i think that's fantastic. >> now, after we started asking questions, the public guardian's office has decided to move lilly back into her home. sources say she should be back by thanksgiving. puma said she's heard it before. >> i'm very skeptical.
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when i see it, that she's here at home, then i will believe it. >> dan says he will keep following the story and tell us if the public guardian keeps its word and, in fact, moves her back home. if hud finds a problem with the reverse mortgage the loan may come due and that could lead to her being force the out of her home again through no fault of her own. the county is accused of isolating the client they are supposed to serve and tomorrow morning we will hear from a woman who said she feels like she's in prison. >> lisa joins us now talking about a forecast that is just spectacular. >> yeah, and you know temperatures a little bit above normal today. but we are talking 15 to 20 degrees above normal by the time we hit monday. you know, down around san bernardino county where they warm up rapidly, they could see a 90-degree number by monday. >> wow. >> yes. as we head outside. sutro camera, 7:38 is the official sunrise. by tomorrow we will have day light around here so earlier
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sunrise and earlier sunset. the sun setting tonight 6:08. tomorrow 5:07. live doppler 7 hd pretty quiet not only today but for the next several days. but picking up some of the high clouds around the bay. we do have a weak weather system that's pushing through some higher level moisture. but we are talking about our rapid warmup into the days ahead. in fact, sunnier, warmer weather this afternoon. 54 in oakland. so almost everyone warmer today, especially in the north bay this morning. burr 7 degrees warmer. you were in the 40s yesterday. some upper 40s from san jose to livermore right now. a cool 46 on the coast half moon bay. the winds are light. we are talking about the high clouds, a couple areas of patchy fog, but overall we will begin to see the clouds thin out and the warming trend gets underway today with temperatures maybe two, three degrees above average. tomorrow we are hitting about 80 in our warmest inland valleys. 70s will return to our coast
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by the early part of next week. and that will bring perhaps record heat around the bay with some 80s in the forecast for monday and election day tuesday. satellite and radar composite, a big area of high pressure beginning to build into the west coast. so that will deflect this cold front from moving into the bay area. there is a weak front right now with the clouds around but as high pressure builds we are talking about a wind shift, and that brings the record highs monday, into tuesday. but we will warmup quickly and then we will cool down quickly. in fact, temperatures going to be below average by thursday. a rainmaker headed our way. but already a fire weather watch has been anticipated and issued by the national weather service down in san diego for sunday, into monday. this is a state-wide event. 74 today in sacramento. take a look at the high temperatures today. more 70s around the bay than 60s.
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we should see mid-60s in san francisco. 68 today. we should see the upper 60s in oakland but lower 70s. 72 in san mateo, 72 san jose with 65 half moon bay. down by the monterey bay getting into more sunshine by the afternoon and 71 in morgan hill with 6 a in monterey. don't forget to set the clocks back. here's another look at the south bay. but we will be looking at that warmup and temperatures in the 70s today, about 80 tomorrow. i've got to get that seven-day. i'll have that for you coming up and we will look at the cool down come thursday. just maybe a little bit of rain. the warmth begins today. mice and sunny out there, as well. >> all right. that sounds great, lisa. thanks very much. you know, if you have the abc7 news alarm clock, and lisa as just talking about setting your clocks back. if you have that the abc7 alarm clock app on your phone, you don't have to worry about it. it will take care of it
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automatically. in theaters this weekend, denzel washington stars in "flight." he becomes a hero after crash landing a plane but this is a flawed man. don sanchez tells us there are tension-filled moments and here he is on the isle. >> if you have anxiety about flying, it will leave you with sweaty palms. in trouble, he flies upside down. i asked the director, who brought us forest gump and back to the future about that sequence. >> it was very time consuming and it was very intense. we built a set that we could turn people completely upside down in. >> washington lands the plane with few lost lives. he becomes a hero, but we know better. when he was flying he was as high as a, well, airplane, fueled by alcohol and cocaine. >> don't remember having your blood drown on the night of the crash?
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>> you had alcohol in your system. that could be life in prison >> the story takes a different direction. denzel facing demons, rage, trying to change his life. but then giving in to temptation. this is like a war film with liquor bottles, the enemy. i asked if he heard from pilots. >> are they concerned about the perception of pilots and safety? >> this isn't all pilots, this is just one pilot. it's a fictional story. he could have been anything. >> it is a film that leaves you thinking and drained. >> no one could have landed that plane like i did. >> if you have a fear of flying, that opening sequence may make you want to dump your frequent flyer miles but it's about another tragedy, the disastrous life of one man and his attempt to gain redemption. denzel washington gives an award performance. there are a few flaws in this two stories in one, but i will have to give flight almost a full bucket. i'm don sanchez, abc7 news, and we will see you on the isle. >> coming up next, a man who is
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refusing to let his disability get in the way. his goal to make medical history this weekend.
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here are the winning numbers from last night's $32 million mega-millions drawing. they are 4, 18, 22, 38, 44 and the meganumber 24. two of those numbers were in last week's drawing, right? 24 and 44. we were talking about that. and a ticket purchased in new york had them all. so there goes the $32 million but tuesday night's jackpot estimated at $12 million. speaking of the lottery, california's newest multi-millionaire almost lost her chance to win the lottery jackpot, but found her ticket at the last moment in her car's glove compartment. >> this isn't the actual winner, this is the daughter who recognized herself after the blitz of activity. she purchased the single ticket for her mom.
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the 69-year-old victorville woman only had until november 25th to come forward. it's one of those ones where you are glad she won it because she needed it big time. good morning america is going to have more on is that coming up at 7:00 a.m. a chicago man is about to push himself to heights only "70s" tv hero steve austin could aspire to. that's only for those of you who remember the bionic man? now here's the real bionic man. he lost his leg in an auto it is replaced with a neuro-controlled prosthetic. he controls it with his thoughts. he's determined to climb the stairs of the 103 story wilke's tower in chicago tomorrow. >> that's very much like the bionic man, which i do remember. >> and the bionic woman. >> yes. >> we are looking at a beautiful day today with more sunshine throughout the afternoon, 68 in the city, 72 in oakland with mid-60s for livermore. san jose you will warm to 72. here's a look at the seven-day
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forecast. warmer tomorrow. some 80s in the forecast monday and tuesday. down toward monterey it could be upper 80s andcology, maybe rain thursday. >> all right, lisa. thanks a lot and thank you for joining us on the abc7 saturday morning news. we will continue at 8:00 this morning. good morning america is next. let's step outside for one last shot of the beautiful bay area. 80s tomorrow and sunrise on the way. don't forget to set
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